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Will we need annual COVID-19 shots, or booster shots? Maybe.Scientists are now studying how long vaccines provide immunity and how well they work against variants of coronavirus, to determine the need for follow-up shots.

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Gov. Mills commits state agencies to 'lead by example' in climate change fightThe governor said the state will follow a new report's recommendations to make government operations more climate-friendly.

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Portland may regulate food delivery servicesTwo Portland city councilors are drafting a proposal that could require third-party food delivery services to have a formal agreement with the restaurants before offering delivery.

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Maine motorist was on phone with fiancee when tree limb killed herRochelle Hager, 31, of Waterville, was an executive chef who posted popular TikTok videos and was engaged to be married this fall.

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COVID-19 Outbreak Identified at GSB, No Change to InstructionAn outbreak of COVID-19 at the Great Salt Bay Community School in Damariscotta has been identified.

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Maine colleges won't require COVID-19 vaccinations for studentsSeveral campuses said they are strongly encouraging both students and staff to get vaccinations but won't require them as long as the vaccines are only authorized for emergency use by the FDA.

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Locally-sourced ingredients focus of new lunch menu at Chelsea-area elementary schoolNutritional Director Michael Flynn said Regional School Unit 12 is looking to add new items to the menu so students can "make connections to where their food is coming from."

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PPP loan applications extended until May 31Maine employers have two more months to apply for the program, which has brought more than $3 billion to the state over the past year.

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Madison tomato growers to pay $337,000 in back wages, penalties following investigationThe U.S. Department of Labor has recovered over $245,000 in back wages for 117 employees of Backyard Farms in Madison.

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Popular Tik Tok star on the phone with fiancee when tree limb killed herWATERVILLE, Maine — A motorist who died when powerful winds caused a tree limb to crash onto her car was an executive chef who posted popular TikTok videos and was engaged to be married this fall.

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Lawyer: FBI enlisted Proud Boys leader to inform on antifaProud Boys organizer Joseph Biggs agreed to provide the FBI with information about anti-fascist activists after an agent contacted him in late July 2020.

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BioNTech raises COVID vaccine target to 2.5 billion dosesThe company also announced it's developing two new formulations: a ready-to-use vaccine that can be stored at fridge temperatures and a freeze-dried version that could be stockpiled.

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South Bristol's Gamage Shipyard Has New OwnersOn March 12, South Bristol's Gamage Shipyard announced new owners who are old and familiar faces.

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Maine police investigate discovery of bodies in FarmingtonFARMINGTON, Maine — Police were investigating the discovery of two bodies in a residence on Tuesday.

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Can the Roux Institute Turn Portland Into a Tech Hub?Chief administrative officer Chris Mallett on how the Roux Institute could shape Portland's prospects of becoming a mini-Silicon Valley.

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Police, drug agents investigating deaths of 2 men in FarmingtonFarmington police received a call Tuesday morning to check the well-being of people at a High Street residence.

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Tinkham, former leader of Maine National Guard, dies at 73AUGUSTA, Maine — Retired Maj. Gen. Joseph E. Tinkham II, former leader of the Maine National Guard, has died after a years-long battle with cancer, the National Guard announced.

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Two-Year Maine Budget Enters Final Push, Without Republican SupportDemocrats began advancing the state's next two-year budget along party lines Tuesday over the objections of the Republican minority.

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National Resources Council of Maine holds virtual "Citizens Action Day"The goal is to get people to engage with lawmakers on bills that will impact Maine's climate, woods, and waters.

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Biden's infrastructure plan expected to include $650 billion for roads, bridges, portsWhite House officials are still making last-minute adjustments to the plan, which is expected to be unveiled Wednesday, and details are subject to change.

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Court orders mental health evaluation for man accused of killing woman on Maine beachJeffrey Buchannan is accused of brutally beating Rhonda Pattelena on a beach in York, in front of witnesses and video cameras.

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Pandemic daydreaming about Maine inspires Artifact's new ciderSlow Down mimics the minerality of a dry white wine, so oysters make an especially good pairing.

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Watch the short film "Dear Georgina," followed by a live discussionWednesday, Apr. 28 at 7 p.m., watch the 15-minute film, then join arts reporter Bob Keyes for a live Q+A with filmmaker Adam Mazo and Penobscot Nation Tribal Ambassador Maulian Dana.

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Will Bridgton man's tribute to Maine be state's official 'Song for the 21st Century'?Bridgton resident Terry Swett wrote "My Sweet Maine" in celebration of the state's bicentennial, and a bill to make it "Maine's Song of the 21st Century," is expected to be adopted by the Maine House this week.

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Pandemic funds boost Portland's grants to social service agenciesThe city says it has enough money to fully fund grant requests from most social service agencies.

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Appeals court hears arguments in CMP power line caseAt issue is whether the court should reconsider a lower court's decision to allow the bulk of construction on the project to continue.

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Trump launches '45th President of the United States' websiteTrump’s office announced the site, 45office.com, in a statement Monday night, The Hill reported. The site allows people to send comments, request an appearance or request a greeting.

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T-Mobile looks to add 300 full-time employees at FirstPark in OaklandThe new hires would bring the call center's payroll to more than 1,100.

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NH man ordered to pay $5,000 fine for shouting racial slursCONCORD, New Hampshire — A New Hampshire man has to pay a $5,000 fine following an exchange with a Black man last summer at a gas station, where he's accused of pointing a nozzle at the man, shouting racial slurs and telling him to "go back to Africa."

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Congress faces pressure to address anti-Asian American attacksThe organization Stop AAPI Hate has received more than 3,800 reports of incidents ranging from shunning and verbal harassment to assault from March 2020 to Feb.

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Watch live: Derek Chauvin trial resumes with witness testimonyEarlier Tuesday, a man who was among the onlookers shouting at Chauvin to get off Floyd testified that he called 911 after paramedics took Floyd away, "because I believed I witnessed a murder."

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Opinion: For presidents, falling is failing. That's nonsense.Joe Biden stumbled and fell as he stepped onto Air Force One. And that has generated all kinds of stupid jokes and commentary questioning his strength and fitness for office.

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Pandemic gives local nursing students crash course in their professionAs the coronavirus crept its way toward American shores, murmurs throughout the nursing department signaled to final-year nursing students that they may be plucked to join the fight in area hospitals.

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Maine Legislature poised to pass $8.3 billion state budgetDemocrats are expected to push the spending plan through on a simple majority vote, then adjourn the Legislature so the budget goes into effect in 90 days, before the fiscal years ends on June 30.

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Waterville woman killed when a tree branch hit her car was an executive chef, engaged to be marriedRochelle Hager, 31, died Monday when she was driving south on Knowlton Corner Road in Farmington and a pine tree branch crashed onto her car in a high wind storm.

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Democrats' $8.3B budget primed for passage after party-line House voteThe $8.3 billion budget is expected to be the first two-year spending plan to pass by simple majorities in both chambers since 2005.

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Orono high school 2021 tennis previewOrono Boys Tennis 2021 preview Varsity Coach  Matt Murray Assistants  Zach Arnold and Siera Tibbetts 2019 Record  14-2.

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David Jay StroutDavid Jay Strout, 64, passed away at Maine Medical Center on the morning of March 24, 2021 after a brief illness.

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Online collection documents activism by women's organizations in MaineA new digital collection from the University of Maine Raymond H. Fogler Library chronicles the activism and public discourse of women in Maine from the late 1800s to the present.

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Azande Mass for members of Greater Portland's Sudanese community set for the Cathedral on Easter SundayA special Holy Week section is available on the Diocese of Portland website that includes Mass times and locations at all Maine parishes, listings of parish events, daily prayers and reflections, and many other resources.

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Sea Dogs Announce Reopening PlansCourtesy of press release from the Portland Sea Dogs. Portland, Maine - Baseball is back at Hadlock Field starting May 4th!

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Teen who shot video of George Floyd's death says he was 'begging for his life'The teenager testified Tuesday that she began recording because 'it wasn't right, he was suffering, he was in pain.'

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Caswell performs in SoundCheck series Friday eveningCamden Opera House's SoundCheck series of audience-free livestreams continues Friday, April 2 with a 7:30 p.m.

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Supreme Court case could change the nature of college sportsA Supreme Court case being argued this week amid March Madness could erode the difference between elite college athletes and professional sports stars.

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Lighting a fuse: Amazon vote may spark more union effortsWhat happens inside a warehouse in Bessemer, Alabama could have major implications not just for the country's second-largest employer but the labor movement at large.

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UMA Office of Student Life to host author Nor Iftin as part of Cultural Celebration DayThe University of Maine at Augusta Student Life is proud to host author Abdi Nor Iftin at its next virtual Moose Book Club event.

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Teams announced for inaugural USM Cubesat Design CompetitionPORTLAND — The University of Southern Maine announced more than a dozen Maine middle and high schools will compete in the first-ever USM Cubesat Design Competition this spring for the opportunity to build and test student-designed microsatellites in a high-altitude balloon flight.

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Maine DOT work plan includes projects in Sullivan, WalthamProjects in the area, totaling nearly $430,000, include "paving 4.3 miles of Route 1 in Sullivan and drainage improvements over 2.7 miles of Route 200 in Waltham," the statement reads.

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Random acts of philanthropy in Rangeley, local businesses team up to provide supportHight Family of Dealerships, Skowhegan Savings, Kyes Insurance and Saddleback Maine team up Sam Hight, of Hight Family of Dealerships pulled together a.

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5 sandwich hacks from Maine's best delisEven the most simple peanut butter and jelly or grilled cheese can be made to taste gourmet with a few simple adjustments.

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8 Sandwich hacks from Maine's best delisEven the most simple peanut butter and jelly or grilled cheese can be made to taste gourmet with a few simple adjustments.

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FirstLight to Provide Internet Discounts to Help Support Struggling Maine Households as Part of FCC ProgramALBANY, N.Y., March 30, 2021 /PRNewswire/ - Â FirstLight, a leading provider of fiber-optic data, Internet, data center, cloud, and voice services to enterprise and carrier customers throughout the Northeast and mid-Atlantic, announced today that its ILEC entity will participate in the Federal Communications Commission's Emergency Broadband...

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Opinion: Be a hero: Get vaccinated against COVID-19"Those of us who have stood on the frontlines caring for our sickest patients and feeling helpless as lives are lost are asking you for the ultimate show of support: get vaccinated," Gavin Ducker writes.

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A Grand Summer Theater Camp on the Woodlawn EstateRegistration for two Summer Intensive Theater Camps for young people is now open. Youth in grades kindergarten through grade 9 will spend two.

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Collins, King, Pingree push for more H-2B visas to help Maine tourism businessesAlready, the U.S. Department of Labor has received requests for more than 96,000 worker positions for visa slots in the second half of this fiscal year.

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Maine SunsetsMeanwhile, Linda studied theology. Her bedroom, which included a desk, easy chair, laptop computer, and inkjet printer, filled with texts, hardcover as well as paperback, on theology through the ages, including theological approaches to such contemporary issues as violence, incarceration, and LGBTQ rights.

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Biden announces diverse first slate of judicial nomineesPresident Joe Biden has announced his first slate of nominees to serve on federal courts and for the Superior Court of the District of Columbia.

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Crowley Joins Curtis Thaxter LLCCurtis Thaxter announced that Emily P. Crowley recently joined its Litigation and Employment practice groups.

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US home prices soared in January by most in seven yearsU.S. home prices increased at the fastest pace in seven years in January as the pandemic has fueled demand for single-family houses even as the supply for such homes shrinks.

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U.S. home prices soared in January by most in 7 yearsHome sales have jumped in the past year, driven by a desire for more space among those Americans fortunate enough to keep their jobs.

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Northern Light Eastern Maine Medical Center commemorates National Doctors' DayToday, March 30, is National Doctors' Day, a time to thank and honor those who care for us, our families, and our communities.

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Democratic budget move may erode Republicans' power in AugustaMore than $1 billion in discretionary aid coming to the state from the federal government could be subject to simple majority votes as well.

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Bound and DeterminedFor his birthday in the fall, as you may recall, I gave my guy a bakers dozen list of geocaches to locate in the wilds of Maine and New Hampshire.

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Maine Ranks Among Top States That Receive The Most RobocallsFeel like you receive A LOT of robocalls? Well in Maine we do. According to one website, Maine nearly leads the nation in being bothered by robocalls.

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Biden announces diverse slate of judicial nomineesThe White House said the 11 nominees are attorneys who have excelled in the legal field in a range of positions, including as jurists, public defenders, prosecutors and public servants, as well as in the private sector and in the military.

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Accused Capitol rioter arrested in T-shirt reading 'I was there' with Trump's photoGarrett Miller boasted about storming the Capitol on Jan. 6, according to court records, and hours after the insurrection, he allegedly tweeted 'Assassinate AOC.'

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Belfast Farmers' Market Moves OutdoorsOn Friday, April 2 the Belfast Farmers' Market will be moving to its three-season outdoor location in the yard at Waterfall Arts, 256 High Street, Belfast.

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Latest indictment says Ghislaine Maxwell groomed girl as young as 14 for Jeffrey Epstein's abuseShe is the fourth underage victim prosecutors allege Maxwell helped recruit and groom for the now-deceased New York financier to abuse.

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Nature: Wildlife leave telling signatures for us to decipherSpring is officially here and lots of wonderful things happen this month. Flickers fly up from the sides of the road and clearly show the white patches on their lower backs.

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Maine woman charged by FBI with involvement in Massachusetts drug ringA Trenton woman arrested Friday on federal drug trafficking and firearms charges could face a life sentence related to her role in a drug ring that brought fentanyl, cocaine and methamphetamine from Massachusetts to eastern Maine, according to court documents.

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Maine CDC reports 223 new COVID-19 cases, 2 additional deathsMaine's 7-day average of new cases remains above 200, but shipments of vaccine doses from the federal government are expected to increase dramatically this week.

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Maine CDC reports 223 new COVID-19 cases, two additional deathsMaine's seven-day average of new cases remains above 200, but shipments of vaccine doses from the federal government are expected to increase dramatically this week.

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Amid workplace safety concerns, bill seeks to expand whistleblower protections in MaineDuring much of the pandemic, Heather Foran was a bartender at Timber Steakhouse in Portland.

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Mass. man charged in fatal beach attack is due in court in MaineALFRED, Maine — A Massachusetts man charged with fatally beating a woman on a Maine beach is due to make his first appearance in court Tuesday.

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Defendants in Waldoboro Kidnapping Allegedly Beat Man UnconsciousThe three defendants in a Waldoboro kidnapping case allegedly beat a Warren man unconscious over $800 and a drug-related disagreement.

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Monday, March 29, 2021MLB spring training, Grapefruit League Red Sox 4, Braves 0 NBA Pelicans 115, Celtics 109.

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Lewiston fire displaces 3 people who were living in Howe Street buildingAuthorities said the fire was caused by improper disposal of smoking material.

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2 more Mainers die and another 223 coronavirus cases are reported across the stateThat brings the total number of coronavirus cases reported in Maine to 50,253 and the death toll to 738.

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Bangor's China Light is closing after decades in businessChina Light owner Sam Lam told customers and staff last week that the restaurant will close April 3.

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Fox beaten to death with baseball bat after attacking Brunswick womanKimberly Bashant was smoking on her deck Friday night when she heard the fox beneath her.

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Video shows Asian American woman assaulted on NYC streetThe New York City Police Department says an Asian American woman was attacked by a man Monday afternoon who repeatedly kicked her in front of witnesses who seemingly stood by.

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Asian American woman assaulted on NYC street as bystanders do nothingThe New York City Police Department says an Asian American woman was attacked by a man Monday afternoon who repeatedly kicked her in front of witnesses who seemingly stood by.

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Portland woman loses in her 2nd a€˜Jeopardy! a€™ appearanceSusan McMillan, 35, finished last Monday after she incorrectly answered the Final Jeopardy question. Credit: Carol Kaelson / Jeopardy! via AP.

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52 lawmakers call on state to ease restrictions to allow more Maine schools to reopen full-timeThe lawmakers also said the vaccination of teachers should allow school districts to have more flexibility.

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Firefighter shortageAnother 180 coronavirus cases were reported across the state on Monday, surpassing for the first time 50,000 infections, according to the Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention. No new deaths were reported, leaving the statewide death toll at 736. Check out our COVID-19 Tracker for more information.

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Maine lawmakers resume debate on state's two-year budgetMaine lawmakers will resume their debate on Tuesday on the state's two-year budget. Democrats appear determined to vote on the budget on Tuesday, but they are not seeing eye-to-eye with their Republican colleagues.

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Trump blasts Anthony Fauci and Deborah Birx as 'self-promoters'That comes after Birx said the U.S. could have "substantially" prevented many deaths if it acted more swiftly.

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Democratic state senator weighing run for Mass. governor in 2022In a written statement Monday, the Boston Democrat said the state needs "someone who'll run toward problems, not away from them."

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Kim Jong Un's sister calls South Korean leader 'a parrot raised by America'SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea called South Korea's president "a parrot raised by America" Tuesday, resuming its trademark derisive rhetoric against its rivals amid renewed animosities on the Korean Peninsula.

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Biden wants infrastructure package approved over summerWASHINGTON — President Joe Biden is aiming for summer passage of an infrastructure plan that is expected to cost more than $3 trillion, and the White House hopes to take a more deliberate and collaborative approach with the contentious Congress than it did on the COVID-19 rescue package, officials said.

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Malaga IslandResources available The Maine State Museum is a wealth of information for teachers of all content and grade levels.

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Best friend calls the police after man threatens suicideI am a woman in my late 30s. Tim and I have been best friends for more than 10 years.

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Aries: Take control, and you'll have no regretsKaty Mixon, 40; Celine Dion, 53; MC Hammer, 59; Eric Clapton, 76. Happy Birthday: Assess your relationships and set boundaries where necessary.

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An injection in the arm can protect the whole bodyI have had over 50 vaccinations in my life , most of them while I was in the military.

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Sports on TV: Tuesday, March 30, 2021Schedule subject to change and/or blackouts COLLEGE BASEBALL 6 p.m. ACCN — Georgia at Clemson 7 p.m.

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With business travel lagging, Portland lands direct flights to cities around the U.S.The new flights could be temporary or long-term, depending on their popularity and the recovery of business travel.

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Maine Med executives: Nurses union trying to tear us down to build themselves upCalifornia-based National Nurses United doesn't share our values, and they'll make it harder for us to work collaboratively with our nurses to address their concerns.

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BriefsSACO Savings bank donates $80,000 for COVID aid Saco and Biddeford Savings Institution recently donated $80,000 in COVID-19 relief funding to dozens of charities and nonprofits in York and Cumberland counties, providing support for food insecurity programs, heating assistance, mental health services and personal protective equipment.

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EventsSPRINGVALE Public library holds online auction Sunday Springvale Public Library will kick off its online auction Sunday.

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Civic center to host legislators, vaccine clinic in MaineAUGUSTA, Maine — The Augusta Civic Center in Maine is slated to pull double duty this week as the host of the Maine Legislature and a coronavirus vaccination clinic.

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Obituary: Donna R. HuntleyDonna R. Huntley, 75, of Norway passed away on Tuesday, March 23, 2021 at the Woodlands Memory Care Center...

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Obituary: Robert C. GillRobert C. Gill, 91, passed away peacefully on Saturday, March 27, 2021. Robert resided in Rumford with his wife,...

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Obituary: Julia May StroutStrout, 84, of Woodstock, died in Norway on March 20, 2021 after a long illness.

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Obituary: Laurent "Larry" R. CarrierCarrier, 81, of Sabattus passed away on Thursday, March 25, 2021 with his children by his...

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Obituary: James W. FolsomJames W. Folsom, 76, of Auburn died Thursday, March 25, 2021 at the Woodlands Memory Care Center surrounded by...

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Obituary: Barbara J. GilliamBarbara J. Gilliam, 87, died on Saturday, March 27, 2021 at her home in Minot.

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Obituary: Bernice Cola ThompsonBernice Cola Thompson, born May 13, 1943 in Lewiston, Maine, daughter of the late Philip E.

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With fewer volunteers, more Maine towns look to neighbors to fight their firesSmall communities across Maine are turning to regional arrangements to make sure their residents have firefighters who will respond in a worst-case scenario.

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Trenton woman charged by FBI with involvement in Massachusetts drug ringThe FBI is accusing Shelby Kleffman, 31, of participating in the drug ring that brought large quantities of the drugs to eastern Maine.

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Maine high schoolers will soon be learning poetry from a group of Portland teensA new anthology of poems compiled by student graduates of the Telling Room, a Portland-based literary arts education nonprofit, will be sent to Maine public high schools by April.

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Husson men's basketball team excels with unbeaten season during pandemicThe Eagles' determination to make the most of an abbreviated and uncertain basketball experience culminated in a perfect record and momentum for what it hopes is a return to competitive normalcy next winter.

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A monster buck keeps appearing on a trail cam, inspiring this hunterThe photo, a daytime shot captured at 4:20 p.m., shows a healthy buck with a monstrous rack.

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Opinion: There's nothing more American than the fight for voting rights"Voting rights are critical to our being a country that includes people speaking up for their values and needs and having those voices heard," Amy Fried writes.

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Looking Back on March 30100 Years Ago: 1921 Directors of the Auburn Chamber of Commerce, at their meeting Thursday afternoon, took no action on the question of daylight saving, nor will they do so, it was announced, at any later date.

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Farmington hospital offers health care scholarshipsApplication requirements include a personal essay displaying future career goals; a current academic transcript; and two letters of recommendation: one from a health care professional and another from a high school educator.

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Auburn council seeks ‘Spirit' nominations for resident, project or groupAUBURN — The City Council plans to recognize and celebrate some of the individuals, organizations and/or businesses that have gone above and beyond to support the community.

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Winthrop's Anuszewski named MPA Award winnerKerrigan Anuszewski has been recognized as the 2021 Maine Principals' Award winner from Winthrop High School.

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Auburn library to offer virtual yoga classes in April, MayThe Auburn Public Library will hold Spring Slow Flow Yoga, led by instructor Rachel Legendre of Inner Light Yoga, from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m.

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Red Cross needs blood drive volunteers for Oxford CountyOxford County residents, here is a chance to give back to the community with a minimal time commitment and a flexible schedule.

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Climate, agriculture webinar series kicks off in AprilORONO— The Maine Agriculture and Climate Network at the University of Maine will kick off its virtual Spring 2021 Climate and Ag Webinar Series in April.

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Rockland center to host 'ArtLab for All Ages' April 3ROCKLAND — The Center for Maine Contemporary Art invites artists of all ages to take part in its "ArtLab for All Ages" workshop from 2 to 4 p.m.

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Rangeley arts center installs air purification systemRFA plans a full series of COVID-safe events for small audiences this summer, including outdoor events, gallery openings, youth camps, workshops and live theater.

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Acadia National Park: Camping GuideIn June of 2019 after completing my license exams for my Unlimited Third Mates License.

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Traveling By Boat, Vaccinators 'Injecting Hope' For Maine IslandersResidents of Maine’s islands face unique hurdles in their efforts to get vaccinated, but a Maine nonprofit that’s now over a century old is bringing doses out to them.

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Shaw's begins offering COVID-19 vaccines in MaineMainers who are currently eligible can make an appointment to be vaccinated through Shaw's COVID-19 website.

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Clearly Not Everyone In Maine Understands Which Trees To TapWith Maine maple Sunday in the past, someone in Westbrook attempted to tap a utility pole in hopes of extracting something good.

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Nearly 100 students, staff quarantined in Wales-based school districtOne student each in Sabattus, Wales, Litchfield schools tests positive for COVID-19.

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Dead dolphins reportedly washing up on Maine beachesMarine Mammals of Maine says they have been receiving reports of dead dolphins washing up on Maine beaches.

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Maine woman killed by falling tree branch while drivingA woman was killed Monday after gusty winds sent a large tree branch crashing onto her car.

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Former Kennebec Journal reporter goes down in defeat on a€˜Jeopardy! a€™Susan McMillan of Portland lost when she incorrectly answered the Final Jeopardy question on Monday night's episode of the popular TV quiz show.

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Jeopardy!  champion from Maine goes down to defeatSusan McMillan of Portland lost when she incorrectly answered the Final Jeopardy question on Monday night's episode of the popular TV quiz show.

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Man charged in fatal beach attack is due in court in MaineA Massachusetts man charged with fatally beating a woman on a Maine beach is due to make his first appearance in court Tuesday.

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Civic center to host legislators, vaccine clinic in MaineThe legislature has been using the civic center to facilitate easier social distancing. The legislature is slated to convene at the venue on Tuesday, when it's expected to take up the biennial budget proposal.

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Our View: Girls' sports in Maine don't need trans athlete banThe Legislature is considering a heavy-handed fix to an invented problem.

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Biden wants infrastructure package approved over summerThe plan includes investments in broadband, electric vehicle charging stations and clean energy.

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Police: Mass. toddler dies after being struck by falling treeThe 15-month-old boy was being held by his father at about 7:45 p.m. Friday when the dead tree in the yard of their Townsend home was apparently blown over.

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Arkansas Senate OKs ban on treatments for transgender youthThe bill would prohibit doctors from providing gender confirming hormone treatment or surgery to minors, or from referring them to other providers for the treatment.

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Mass. Mom Killed on Short Sands Beach in Maine Remembered By FriendsFriends are remembering a mother of three from Massachusetts who police say was brutally murdered Friday afternoon on a beach in Maine by her domestic partner....

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Dozens of rare whales return to waters off MassachusettsThe National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said there were 89 right whales spotted in the bay on March 21, including three pairs of mothers and babies.

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Ghislaine Maxwell charged with sex trafficking in new federal indictmentThe longtime companion of sex offender Jeffrey Epstein is due to stand trial in July.

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Canada pauses AstraZeneca vaccine for under 55TORONTO — Canada on Monday suspended the use of the Oxford-AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine for people under age 55 following concerns it might be linked to rare blood clots.

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Portland schools receive national award for college readiness program for multilingual studentsThe award comes with a $5,000 prize the district plans to use to establish a scholarship fund for students participating in the Make It Happen! program.

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State agency offers to assist Vermont residents after rare tornadoMIDDLEBURY, Vt. — State officials in Vermont say they're ready to assist residents with insurance claims as they cleanup and rebuild following Friday's tornado, which injured at least two people.

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Woman dies after tree branch falls on carThe branch came down on power lines and snapped a utility pole before landing on the roof of a 2015 Nissan Rogue driven by Rochelle Hager, 31, the Lewiston Sun Journal reported.

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COVID-19 vaccines 90% effective in real-world U.S. studyMore than 93 million Americans have received at least one dose and over 51 million are fully inoculated.

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Dexter high school 2021 tennis previewDexter Tennis 2021 preview Coach Peter Murray. 2019 records Boys. Lost to Orono in the quarter finals Girls.

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Hadlock Community ForestHobb's Brook Trail, Hadlock Community Forest, Falmouth, Maine Note: According to the Falmouth Land Trust web site, each spring, trails are closed during the transition from frozen ground to ensure that the trails are not damaged during the rain and mud season.

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Maine man accused of tampering with pizza dough indicted on federal chargesThe Maine man accused of putting a razor blade and a screw into pizza dough at Hannaford stores has been indicted on multiple federal charges.

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Technology to help keep traffic moving on revamped I-95 bridgeCameras and sensors will detect traffic flow and slowdowns, and engineers plan to open the breakdown lanes during congested periods.

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VW plans brand-name change to 'Voltswagen' in USAn exterior badge with the name "Voltswagen" will be affixed to the company's electric vehicles, while gas-powered vehicles will still have the normal "VW," but no brand name on them.

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Maine Considers Allowing Outdoor CremationsMaine could become one of the only states in the country allowing open-air cremations. On April 8, lawmakers on the Maine legislature's Health and Human...

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Civic center to host legislators, vaccine clinic in MaineThe legislature has been using the civic center to facilitate easier social distancing. The legislature is slated to convene at the venue on Tuesday, when it's expected to take up the biennial budget proposal.

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Overdraft Class Action Litigation: Recent Developments in MaineFinancial institutions have been facing class action lawsuits regarding overdraft and return item fees since the early 2000s.

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Jurors shown video at ex-officer's trial in George Floyd's deathMINNEAPOLIS — The video of George Floyd gasping for breath was essentially Exhibit A as the former Minneapolis police officer who pressed his knee on the Black man's neck went on trial Monday on charges of murder and manslaughter.

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Arkansas passes bill restricting access to medical treatments for transgender childrenThe legislation - titled 'Save Adolescents from Experimentation. Act' - is the first to pass among a series of similar bills introduced by Republican lawmakers in more than 17 states.

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New Bill Would Scrap Controversial Changes To Maine Medical Marijuana ProgramA controversial proposal to overhaul the state's medical marijuana rules is now in danger of being scrapped, after a bipartisan group of lawmakers introduced an emergency bill that would effectively turn back the clock on those rules.

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At LastI picked up the new Lund Alaskan last week and then spent the next few days installing and customizing to fit my specific needs.

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Rebels leave beheaded bodies in streets of Mozambique townThe group is in control of the coastal town of Palma, home to a natural gas complex now in jeopardy.

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HSA and FSA plans could be used for fitness and sports gearPeople would be able to use the plans for gym memberships, fitness equipment and youth sports league fees, Sen.

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Capitol riot suspect wore 'I Was There' shirt when arrestedGarret Miller's shirt had a photograph of former President Donald Trump, and it said "Take America Back" and "I Was There, Washington D.C., January 6, 2021."

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Brewer fighter Glory Watson taps out in pro mixed martial arts debutGlory Watson of Brewer lost her professional mixed martial arts debut Saturday night via first-round submission to Ariana Melendez as part of the Triton Fights 18 card held at Plant City, Florida.

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How To Make Real Maine Whoopie PiesRita and Barbara in July 2009 ARCHIVED POST: ORIGINALLY POSTED JULY 2009 While I was in Maine I spent one rainy afternoon making whoopie pies with my Grammy Elliott and my cousins grandmothe...

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South Portland plans to release school equity report in mid-AprilThe report from the Center for Education Equity is based on focus groups with students, staff and parents and will come with recommendations for next steps in the district's equity work.

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Bedford Mom Killed on Maine Beach Remembered By Friends as Caring, GenerousRhonda Pattelena, 35, of Bedford, Massachusetts, was found dead on Short Sands Beach after police received multiple 911 calls about a man assaulting a woman...

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University of Maine music ensembles to perform in virtual tourThe students will be together on stage but following a myriad of COVID guidelines for safety.

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Skowhegan-based school district moving closer to site selection for new school constructionThough not set in stone, the district is leaning toward the property where the Margaret Chase Smith School currently stands.

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Falling tree branch kills Waterville motorist in FarmingtonHigh winds brought down a branch onto the roof of a car and killed its driver, police said.

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Northern Light Maine Coast and Blue Hill Hospitals open mass vaccination clinic in EllsworthThe clinic will open Thursday, April 1st, and be open every Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday thereafter by appointment.

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Mass. man accused of slaying his girlfriend with a rock on York Beach claims he ‘blacked out'The Massachusetts man accused of killing his domestic partner on a York beach Friday by striking her on the head with a rock told police that he did not remember the slaying, according to a court affidavit.

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Fatal attack at Maine beach happened in front of video cameras and witnesses, police sayJeffrey Buchannan, 35, is accused of killing his domestic partner, Rhonda Pattelena, on Short Sands Beach in York on Friday afternoon.

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Police unable to provide additional details on Norridgewock shootingTrever Caouette of Skowhegan underwent surgery in Bangor on Friday after being shot by a Somerset County Deputy.

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Police decline to provide additional details on Norridgewock shootingTrever Caouette, 24, of Skowhegan underwent surgery Friday morning at Eastern Maine Medical Center in Bangor after being shot by Deputy Michael Lyman of the Somerset County Sheriff's Office, according to officials.

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New lawsuit challenges Georgia's Republican-backed election lawA group of organizations including the Georgia NAACP have filed a lawsuit in federal court challenging the new law that, among other things, allows the State Election Board to remove and replace county election officials.

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Biden, CDC director warn of virus rebound if nation lets upCases of the virus are up about 10 percent over the past week from the previous week, to about 60,000 cases per day, with both hospitalizations and deaths ticking up as well.

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Invasive beetle found in southern Maine ash treesThe beetle is considered one of the most serious invasive species in Maine and is a serious threat to all three species of native ash trees in the state — green, white and brown, according to the Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry.

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Work to begin soon as The Center becomes Paul J. Schupf Art CenterDowntown Waterville to be home to $18 million complex, expected to open in fall 2022.

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Augusta eyes drug-treatment referral program as Waterville chief touts local response to epidemicWaterville's Operation HOPE provides access, transportation, to referrals to substance-use disorder treatment centers, and Augusta city officials are interested in establishing those services in Maine's capital city as well.

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Ban on renter evictions during COVID-19 pandemic is extendedHousing advocates had generally expected the extension of the tenant eviction moratorium and had been lobbying the Biden administration, saying it was too early in the country's economic recovery to let the ban lapse.

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What to know about the Amazon union voteThe count could take days or even longer depending on how many Bessemer, Alabama, warehouse workers cast a ballot.

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Proposal to Legalize Open-Air Cremations in MaineA draft of a bill to allow nonprofit corporations in Maine to conduct open air cremations by pyre is published and awaiting review from state lawmakers.

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Eleanore Benson CarverEleanore Benson Carver died unexpectedly, but peacefully, on March 23, 2021 at LincolnHealth - Miles Campus, with family by her side.

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Patricia Anne ConleyPatricia Anne Conley, 85, of Boothbay, passed away on the evening of March 23, 2021 at Maine Medical Center in Portland.

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Douglass L. Knowlton Jr.Douglass L. Knowlton Jr., 75, passed away at Togus VA on the morning of March 27, 2021.

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A Mass. man allegedly murdered his domestic partner on a Maine beach. Her body was found behind a rock, police say.She was such a good person," a friend said of Rhonda Pattelena, 35, who was found dead."

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Suspected Russian hackers got access to emails of top Trump security officialsTheir accounts were accessed as part of what's known as the SolarWinds intrusion, and it throws into question how the U.S. government can protect individuals, companies and institutions across the country if it can't protect itself.

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How to Find the Right Real Estate Broker"When buying or selling a home you need professional advice and guidance," says Scott Horty, founder of Camden Real Estate Company.

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Bills to curtail Mills' powers during state of emergency are heard at LegislatureRepublican lawmakers have submitted 14 bills that would change Maine's constitution or the laws that allow a governor to declare and take actions during a state of emergency.

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Waterville school panel to review hiring policy in wake of administrative transfer debateThe Waterville Board of Education's policy committee will meet Thursday to discuss the schools' administrative hiring policy, after some members objected to Superintendent Eric Haley's making transfers without receiving approval.

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Fatal attack at Maine beach happened in view of surveillance cameras and witnesses, police sayJeffrey Buchannan, 33, is accused of killing his domestic partner, Rhonda Pattelena, on Short Sands Beach in York on Friday afternoon.

Lewiston Sun Journal Shared .

New lawsuit challenges Georgia's Republican-backed election lawA group of organizations including the Georgia NAACP have filed a lawsuit in federal court challenging the new law that, among other things, allows the State Election Board to remove and replace county election officials.

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COA project in Northeast Harbor gets finalA OKAMOUNT DESERT — Construction could start within the next two months on College of the Atlantic’s building on Main Street in Northeast Harbor that will house 15 students and two faculty or staff.Â.

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Policy Matters: Broadband

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Winslow Town Office closes due to COVID-19 exposureThe office will be closed for the remainder of the week at minimum.

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Unity voters approve $1.26 million budget, table electric sign voteResidents will vote on ordinances in the spring or summer when selectmen hope turnout will be higher because more voters will have been vaccinated.

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Virtual Kenney Awards carry on tradition of honoring central Maine businessesThe annual awards ceremony of the Kennebec Valley Chamber of Commerce was held virtually, celebrating winners in three categories chosen before the event and some chosen live.

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How to Refinance Your HomeRefinancing can be tricky, especially ina market as red-hot as Maine's. Here are some tips from Camden National Bank to make it easier.

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Proposed trail system connecting Manchester landmarks seen as 'transformative' for townA trail system would link Lakeside Orchard and the Allen-Whitney forest to residential neighborhoods in town if realized in full.

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Proposed ballot initiative to block non-citizens from voting falls shortThe Maine Secretary of State's Office said Monday that the initiative, inspired by debate in Portland about allowing non-citizens to vote in city elections, did not submit enough valid signatures.

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Nearly 90K lose power because of high winds in MainePORTLAND, Maine — Powerful winds topping 50 mph knocked out power to tens of thousands of homes and businesses Monday across parts of New England.

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Fox attacks woman in Brunswick mobile home parkBrunswick police say a fox lunged at a woman on Valerie Avenue in the Bay Bridge Estate mobile home park Friday night.

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No one hurt in fire at Brunswick Inn"Everything points to an accidental fire but we still need to try to figure out what happened," Brunswick Fire Chief said.

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Heavy winds knock out power to thousands across MaineWind gusts up to 55 mph were recorded on Monday, according to the National Weather Service.

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Maine man pleads not guilty to federal charges in alleged pizza dough tamperingNicholas Mitchell had been fired by a company that made pizza dough sold at Hannaford stores.

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Maine Business School announces 2021 Beta Gamma Sigma InducteesThe Maine Business School and Graduate School of Business have announced that 79 students have been invited to join the Beta Gamma Sigma International Business Honor Society this year.

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Maine Navy sailor and craftsman helped build vice president's deskDonald Morse of Lyman was on a team of four tasked with using materials from the USS Constitution to make heritage desks for Vice President Kamala Harris and the secretary of the Navy.

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Kindie Maine Musicians tune into technology to perform during pandemicMusicians are among those hit hardest by the pandemic. Provided by Bangor WABI-TV Zack and Mia Reinstein live stream original and classic children's songs from their living room in Turner.

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National ban on renter evictions during COVID-19 pandemic is extendedThe Centers for Disease Control and Prevention moved to extend the pandemic-related protection, which had been scheduled to expire on Wednesday, through the end of June.

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Overdraft Class Action Litigation: Recent Developments in MaineFinancial institutions have been facing class action lawsuits regarding overdraft and return item fees since the early 2000s.

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Skidompha Youth Services Introduces Resource Kits for KidsSkidompha Library has three ready-made kits of books and media to share with kids of all ages in the community.

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Business Unusual: The Future of the WorkplaceJoin us for a panel discussion on Wednesday, April 7 at 1:00 p.m.

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Travel During COVID-19 PandemicYikes! Its been a while since I have had time to write anything on this blog  more than 2.5 years!

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Biden moves to increase offshore wind energy along East CoastThe Biden administration hopes such projects generate enough power to provide electricity for more than 10 million homes by 2030.

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Net sales up, net income down for Cal-Maine in Q3Dolph Baker, chairman and chief executive officer of Cal-Maine Foods, stated: “We are pleased with our results for the third quarter of fiscal 2021, which reflect strong retail demand for shell eggs as consumers have continued to purchase more eggs for preparing meals at home.

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Maine gets record number of COVID-19 vaccines this weekAUGUSTA, Maine — Maine pharmacies are receiving more than 23,000 coronavirus vaccines this week, enabling the state to vaccinate a record 68,000 people as the supply of vaccines from the federal government continues to increase.

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Brickyard Hollow to open Portland brewpubThe Yarmouth brewery's Commercial Street location will serve pizza and stay open late.

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Vermont bank cites client's ‘white supremacy' in shutting accountBENNINGTON, Vt. — Self-identified white nationalist Max Misch has been notified that his checking account at the Bank of Bennington will be terminated next month because his “espoused views on white supremacy are in direct opposition to the values we have as an organization and to those of our employees.”.

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MaineCF scholarships available for Washington County studentsApplications are currently being accepted for four Maine Community Foundation scholarships that support Washington County students.

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Editorial: The donation bin should not be treated like a dumpsterWhen Mainers donate unused items that they don’t need anymore to organizations such as Goodwill, the Salvation Army or other local donation centers or charitable organizations, that is generally a great thing that can help other people and minimize waste.

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Opinion: How public health officials can convince those reluctant to get the COVID-19 vaccine"It turns out, people are more receptive to education than indoctrination," writes Doug Badger and Edmund F. Haislmaier.

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Maine Conservation Voters hosts ‘Phasing Out Toxic PFAS Chemicals' online Lunch and Learn eventEach Friday, Maine Conservation Voters hosts a one-hour webinar focused on important and timely topics.

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CDC director has feeling of 'impending doom' amid new spike in COVID casesCDC Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky is making an impassioned plea to Americans not to let their guard down in the fight against COVID-19.

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Biden urges state mask mandates; CDC director has feeling of 'impending doom' amid virus spikeAfter CDC Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky makes an impassioned plea to Americans not to let their guard down, President Biden appeals to state and local leaders to reinstate mask-wearing requirements if they have eased them.

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Former officer Derek Chauvin's trial in George Floyd's death gets underwayProsecutors at the trial of Derek Chauvin played a video showing white former Minneapolis police officer kneeling on George Floyd's neck for 9 minutes, 29 seconds as the Black man pleaded for his life and went limp.

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Jurors shown video at ex-officer's trial in George Floyd's deathProsecutors at the trial of Derek Chauvin played a video showing white former Minneapolis police officer kneeling on George Floyd's neck for 9 minutes, 29 seconds as the Black man pleaded for his life and went limp.

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Former UMaine star named women's basketball coach at ArmyMissy Traversi, who enjoyed a stellar basketball career at the University of Maine, has taken a big step in her coaching career.

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NH man appears in federal court on food tampering chargesPORTLAND, Maine — A New Hampshire man accused of putting razor blades in supermarket pizza dough, leading to a regionwide recall, made his first court appearance Monday since being charged with federal crimes.

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Maine Medical Center union drive enters final stretch as nurses prepare to cast ballotsThe heated debate over whether nurses at Maine’s largest hospital should form a union is coming to a head this month, as ballots go out to more than 1,500 nurses at Maine Medical Center in Portland beginning Monday evening.

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John T. Gorman Foundation awards $250,000 to in response to rising youth mental health concernsThe John T. Gorman Foundation has awarded 11 grants totaling $250,000 to help Maine organizations increase mental health, wellness, and community support opportunities for older youth during the pandemic.

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Effort to bar non-citizens from voting in local elections fails to make Maine ballotAUGUSTA, Maine — An effort to bar noncitizens from voting in local elections did not get enough signatures to qualify for the ballot, the Maine secretary of state’s office announced Monday, ending a two-year effort to force a statewide referendum on the issue.

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April events at Ellsworth Public LibraryVirtual Coffee House with Friends in Action April 1, 8, 15, 22 and 29, 10-11 a.m.

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NH man denies putting screw and razor blade in pizza dough at Saco grocery storeOn Monday, U.S. Magistrate Judge John H. Rich III ordered Nicholas Mitchell to continue being held after the defendant agreed to be held without bail.

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Passenger vehicle travel rebounding to pre-pandemic levelsAmericans may be rounding a corner in their response to the coronavirus pandemic.

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Fierce WindsHang onto your hats this morning  the wind is fierce and cold and blowing like heck&.

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Opinion: Pine Tree Amendment will protect our rights to a clean and healthy environment"Under this proposed amendment... the state of Maine would have to conserve, protect and maintain the natural resources of the state," writes Richard Killmer.

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Maine Med nurses to begin voting this week in historic union attemptAfter dueling two-month campaigns supporting and opposing a proposed union at Maine Medical Center, nearly 2,000 nurses there will receive ballots this week to determine the organizing outcome.

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Maine woman will appear in new George Clooney movieCatherine Smith's 1973 Cadillac Coupe de Ville has given her a golden opportunity. She will appear alongside George Clooney in "The Tender Bar."

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MaineCF scholarships available to benefit students in Aroostook CountyOnline applications are currently being accepted at the Maine Community Foundation for the Sally Stetson Tongren Scholarship Fund for Aroostook County and the Wendell S. Doody Memorial Scholarship Fund.

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Camden National named among top 50 U.S. community banksCamden National Bank was the only Maine-based bank to be recognized by S&P Global Market as a top community bank in 2020.

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Bishop Deeley to Celebrate Mass of the Holy Oils in Caribou on WednesdayA day after he celebrates the Chrism Mass in Portland, Bishop Robert Deeley will be in Caribou during Holy Week to preside at the Mass of the Holy Oils at Holy Rosary Church on 34 Vaughn Street.

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Environmental groups target CMP corridor's presidential permit in new court filingThree of Maine's largest conservation groups said the U.S. Department of Energy erred in issuing the presidential permit for the New England Clean Energy Connect project.

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News Center Maine cites Hudson Museum projects in announcing grants competitionIn reporting that applications are now being accepted for 2021 grants from the Maine Community Foundation's Belvedere Traditional Handcrafts Fund, News Center Maine cited 2019 and 2020 grants to the University of Maine's Hudson Museum.

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Media advance fiddlehead webinar April 14More information about the event, which is sponsored by the University of Maine Cooperative Extension and the University of New Hampshire Extension, is online.

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Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences dean's listMCPHS University is pleased to announce the students who have been named to the dean's list for the fall 2020 semester: Tianna Cyr is a native.

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Federal judge dismisses lawsuit over unemployment benefits for prisonersThe state reversed itself and withheld unemployment benefits for prison inmates who were not allowed to continue work-release jobs during the pandemic.

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Maine power line foes sue federal energy departmentThe Appalachian Mountain Club, Natural Resources Council of Maine and Sierra Club Maine say the department erred in issuing a permit for the New England Clean Energy Connect project.

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No joking matterWhen I was nineteen years old I worked at Walmart. There was an older man who worked at the store every weekend handing out samples in the grocery department, and we all knew him really well.

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Maine eyes constitutional amendment for more ranked votingAUGUSTA, Maine — A proposal to expand the use of a ranked voting system in Maine has succeeded in committee and will move on to the full legislature.

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Never stop growing with Thompson Free LibraryApril is our bridge to spring. Possibilities grow and bloom. Bright vibrant colors replace the hazy monotones of winter.

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